Zhejiang Normal University (ZJNU), founded in 1956, is one of the few key comprehensive universities in Zhejiang province. According to the China University Ranking, ZJNU is one of the top 100 universities in China. Chemistry, Materialogy and Engineering are the three top 1% disciplines in the world according to the ESI (Essential Science Index) global ranking. The main campus of ZJNU is located at one of the four metropolitan areas in Zhejiang province--Jinhua-Yiwu Metropolitan areas. The university covers a total area of more than 200 hectares with well-equipped library, laboratories, gymnasium, entertainment center, hospital, supermarket etc. The university consists of 19 colleges, and offers 68 undergraduate programs, 151 master’s programs and 20 doctoral programs. Its green and beautiful campus furnishes an ideal place for living, study and work. The university makes strenuous efforts to open up to the outside world. In recent years, cooperation of academic exchange has been set up between this university and over 140 foreign universities and institutes in more than 50 countries and regions. There are over 2,000 international students and 60 international faculties studying or working on the campus each year.